Nuclear engineer program awarded a $200K grant (Marietta Daily Journal)
Kennesaw State University could graduate a couple dozen more nuclear engineers in upcoming years.
MARIETTA, Ga. (Jul 24, 2017) — The school announced this week that its nuclear engineering program has received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in an effort to gear additional students toward careers in the industry.
The grant will provide scholarships for 24 KSU students, offering those who qualify $6,400 to cover the cost of in-state tuition and fees, according to the university.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers close to 200 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.